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Pediatric Oncology in a LMIC Setting – The Challenges | Guest Lecturer Daniel Hailu, MD

August 14, 2019

Guest Lecturer: Daniel Hailu, MD   Pediatric Oncology in a LMIC Setting – the Challenges Wednesday, August 14th, 2019,  4:00PM Pagano Conference Room, Ground Floor of the Lineberger Cancer Center Dr. Hailu is the first certified Peds Hem/Onc trained physician in Ethiopia. He completed his PHO fellowship in Ethiopia at Addis Ababa University in 2015, supported by an NGO called the Aslan … Read more

Ciccone receives Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award

June 21, 2019

Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS, will use the $25,000 award to differentiate viral and bacterial respiratory infections among malaria-negative children. The overall goal is to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use without compromising safety in an area where access to care is a real issue.

Going global: UNC’s work in Nicaragua

June 5, 2019

Almost 2,000 miles away, researchers, physicians and residents from N.C. Children’s Hospital are improving health and outcomes for Nicaraguan families. Our collective efforts are helping improve birth outcomes, advance research in pediatric infectious diseases and train local physicians and residents in new techniques and processes.